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UnitedHealth Group Software Engineer - Dublin, Ireland in Dublin, Ireland

The Optum Ireland Payment Integrity (PI) Automation Centre of Excellence is an exciting venture that’s passionate about process automation. We support the organization through the delivery of automation solutions, using existing, new and emerging technologies to enhance savings, improve productivity and quality and reduce cost.

The Software Engineer will be responsible for the delivery lifecycle of automated business processes using the suite of RPA tools and other advanced automation technologies currently used by Optum.

This will include understanding technical and infrastructure requirements, process analysis, development of the automated workflow, appropriate unit testing and successful release to deployment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Optum and United Healthcare business units, Senior Software Engineer, Optum Technology and other teams in understanding the functional and technical design for processes identified for automation potential

  • Develop and configure automation processes as per the process requirements document to meet requirements defined by the business

  • Develop new processes using core workflow principles that are efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understand

  • Ensure quality of coded components by using best practice

  • Able to work with version control (GIT) and Jira or similar ticketing system

  • Comply with and helps enforce design and coding standards, policies and procedures

  • Ensure documentation is well maintained

  • Communicate any identified project risks and issues to the delivery/project manager and providing inputs to the change control process

  • Support the Operational Teams during the UAT and rollout phases

  • Adhere to team standards and best practices while keeping up to date with industry standards, and technology changes to help build robust systems to accommodate the industry requirements and business needs

  • Investigate new technologies and ensuring an effective partnership with OPTUM’s Innovation Lab and Analytics teams to leverage the expertise in data science, machine learning and cognitive technologies

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of programming concepts and a programming background in one or more modern languages, preferably .Net or Java

  • Proven experience with software development \ programming \ database concepts

  • Applicable experience in delivering successful IT \ business software projects

  • Good understanding of the key requirements documents involved in a delivery lifecycle (functional, technical, testing documents)

  • Well-organized with good communication and reporting skills

  • Self-motivated, team player, action and results oriented

  • Exposure to Agile delivery methods

  • Experience working with distributed teams

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in delivering an automated process into production using an RPA tool (UIPath, Blue Prism \ Automation Anywhere \ others)

  • Previous experience in the Insurance Industry (preferably Health Insurance)

  • Previous experience with Angular or React JS

  • Previous experience with Advanced Intelligent Automation, AI / Machine Learning , Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Computer-Vision

  • Good database skills with proven experience using SQL Server \ Oracle \ MySQL etc.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: RPA, Automation Anywhere, RPO

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